Daphne Singingtree

personal website

Daphne Singingtree started the study of herbal and natural medicine in 1970, and began her midwifery studies in 1974. She is the author of the Birthsong Midwifery Workbook, The Emergency Guide to Obstetric Complications, and Training Midwives: A Guide for Preceptors. A pioneer in the direct entry midwifery, she was a founder and a board member of the Midwifery Education and Accreditation Council, helped write the Oregon Midwifery law and served on the Oregon State Board of Direct Entry Midwifery, was the chair of the Education Committee for the Midwives Alliance of North America.
She attended classes at the People's School of Midwifery in Arcata, California, and studied Natural Medicine at Instituto Naturista in Antigua, Guatemala.  She has a Masters in Education from Ashford University with a concentration of Distance Learning. She is founder of the Oregon School of Midwifery and Aviva College, and is currently the director at TreeVisions Education.

She is mother of four grown children and three grandchildren all born at home. Retired from midwifery practice for some years she grows and makes herbal medicine at Eagletree Herbs as well as teaching and creating learning resources for midwives and holistic health care workers.

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Her professional resume Curriculum Vitae

A bit of her writings, poetry, and articles here


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